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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went for dinner last night, one of our regular haunts, and to check out the newly opened restaurant extension. Matt and team as always very welcoming. We were stunned by the beautiful new additional restaurant which blends with the old so well it looks as if has always been there. The lovely wood flooring is perfectly matched and runs... More 

1 Thank Quaver90
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38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Hotel was very welcoming. It was selected because it is dog friendly and so it turned out. The staff couldn't do enough for us. Very comfortable room. Very nice breakfast. Everything was very pleasant all round. Thank you - great to be looked after. Dog happy too and gave it its paw of approval.

1 Thank TonythemadRussian
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I were keen to try the Greyhound for dinner, after reading such amazing reviews, however, as we came in there was a large extension being built and from what we overheard, the new management have only been here about 18 months. We feel that they may have enjoyed the success of their predecessors perhaps as I was... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at the Greyhound and we have had a brilliant time. This was our first trip to the Greyhound and we will definitely be going back there. It has been an excellent base for our trip and the beautiful Dorset countryside and coastline were within easy reach of Sydling St Nicholas. Our... More 

1 Thank Katie T
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72 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We have eaten in The Greyhound many times when in the area on business, but have never stayed there until last week, when we stayed for two days. The room was warm and comfortable. We had a slight problem with the plumbing, which was attended to immediately. The manager and staff were welcoming and the food outstanding. Nothing was too... More 

1 Thank Birdwatcherhampshire
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went to the Greyhound for a reunion lunch and had a superb meal. We were a party of five and everyone enjoyed it. The owners were very visible and attentive, making sure we were all comfortable and enjoying our meal. We will definitely go back.

1 Thank Aish1221
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Sydling St.Nicholas is one of the most attractive villages in Dorset, and "The Greyhound" is likewise one of the best pubs in the county. The decor and atmosphere is smart - a pleasing combination of classic and modern - and the food is similarly appealing. The evening specials were so scrumptiously wide-ranging that we had difficulty in choosing. Add to... More 

2 Thank Robert W
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

On visiting the area I was recommended this place; pub food of a very high quality. Cosy atmosphere and friendly, efficient staff. Extensive wine list, roaring log fires. Will definitely return next time in the area.

2 Thank Aimée L
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very friendly staff and great cozy room and comfy bed.The evening meal was good too.Unfortunately I was just there for one night on business but would love to go back for a short break. Dog friendly so right up my strada!

2 Thank Annette D
Bordeaux, France
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38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived very tired after a flight and long drive and were made to feel very welcomed Despite the lateness of our arrival dinner was still available and we had an excellent meal that was based around fresh local produce. The service was friendly, prompt and not intrusive Our room was comfortable and very close to the restaurant

2 Thank Flamingo3820

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2012 this is Dorset's Dining Pub of the Year twice in the past three years. Handsome 18th century coaching inn in one of England's prettiest villages, full of thatched cottages with a trout stream running through. Mentioned in Thomas Hardy's novels and the setting for Hollywood films of his work.Six newly refurbished bedrooms, dvds, ipod docks, proper pillows and duvets, wellies for bad weather and an award winning restaurant just across the car park from our stable block rooms.Families positively welcomed and we'll make you something to eat no matter what time you arrive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Greyhound Inn

Address: 26 High Street | Sydling St Nicholas, Dorchester DT2 9PD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $136 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Greyhound Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Possibly the rooms on the second floor are better”
 of 5 bubbles Birdwatcherhampshire, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not a place to stay if looking for a room with a view but you don't have to walk far to get one.”
 of 5 bubbles 550annetted, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I should imagine all the rooms are good; we were pleased we were in an upstairs room though in a sunny corner.”
 of 5 bubbles 100garyp, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Possibly an upstairs room is better for privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles Flyer19, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book well in advance as this is a very popular Pub B&B with rooms separate from the pub”
 of 5 bubbles michaeljbenson, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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